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  • Launch Date: Final Fantasy X Debuts in Japan, Helps PS2 Overtake N64
    By on July 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    It’s the 10th anniversary of Final Fantasy X (in Japan)! In today’s Launch Date column, we look at the history of Square’s famous RPG, the hype surrounding it, and how FFX helped the PS2 overtake the Nintendo 64.

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  • The Tour de France: The Worst Sport That’s Worth Watching
    By on July 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Generally speaking, I like watching sports. I’ll sit through extra-innings in baseball, scoreless hockey games and, when nothing else is on, pool. Even if I have no personal investment in who comes out on top, there is something fundamentally appealing about witnessing an entire lifetime of practice and struggle culminate in achievement. Somebody has to win, and success, much like sex, is fun to watch even if I’m not the one having it.

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